Grapevine pumpkins have become staples when it comes to fall décor. They are quite lovely with their natural look and pretty twinkling lights, but boy are they pricey! Lisa from Recaptured Charm knew they couldn’t cost nearly as much to make as their price tags might indicate and proved it by creating her own with [...Read More]
With the start of school, it’s hard not to start thinking about fall décor. Here’s a simply DIY to get you going! Ashley from Simply Designing added loads of sparkle to plastic pears from the dollar store with Glitter Blast spray paint. It’s basically as simple as taping off the stem, spraying the pears, and [...Read More]
One thing Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict loves about the Thanksgiving season is displaying one of her most prized possessions – the dough bowl she inherited from her grandmother. The bowl serves as the centerpiece of Debbie’s Thanksgiving table each year, and as Debbie says, “This year the old gal is sporting a very stylish look…inspired by Pottery Barn!” Debbie opted for a more natural look, surrounding her birch bark candles with pinecones, acorns, and leaves. I love how Debbie has been able to incorporate this sentimental piece into her seasonal décor!
Shirley from These Moments of Mine was kicking back with her PB Kids catalog with no intention of creating anything one night. However, after spying a a cute little Christmas garland, her creative juices got flowing and had another idea. Shirley got to work creating her own harvest version of the garland using craft paper, her Silhouette, and distressing ink. Her spur-of-the-moment project is a beautiful reminder to be thankful!
I know I am not alone when I say I love the dollar store. There are all sorts of hidden treasures in there. Sharon from The Blue Willow House found one of those treasures when she stumbled upon a plastic moveable skeleton that reminded her of a cute garland she’d been eyeing from Pottery Barn Kids. Sharon scooped up five packages and strung the dancing skeletons together in front of her fireplace. They look mighty happy about Sharon’s savings!
When Gail from Purple Hues and Me saw a swag wreath with a small handcrafted owl in perched in the middle, she couldn’t help but wonder why the adorable owl wasn’t larger and more emphasized than the twigs. Sounds like the perfect excuse for a DIY! Gail replicated the swag, making her owl large and in charge… and from a soap bottle no less! I am blown away by all the detail Gail put into her owl including the twine eyes and pinecone scale wings.
While “window shopping” for fall and Halloween decorating inspiration, Amy from Home Sweet Thrifty Home found some pretty mercury glass pumpkins on Pottery Barn’s website. This thrifty gal couldn’t justify spending $30 on just one pumpkin, especially when she could make two for about $20. All it took was some Krylon Looking Glass spray paint and a mixture of vinegar and water for Amy to transform the glass Wal-mart pumpkins. Best of all, Amy likes her even better since they double as décor and storage jars.